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Old 12-19-2013, 12:54 PM   #221
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Me too... when's the next group buy?
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Old 01-15-2014, 06:34 AM   #223
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February 1st is the next group buy. Keep an eye out for it. I'll post link when it starts.
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Now, BEFORE we mount anything, one should check their HID's to see if they work. I fired up my truck and well, the passenger side one worked but the drivers side did not. Bloody hell......let's see what went wrong.

Connections all secure....check.
Grounds secure.....check.
Bulbs secure.....check.

What could it be? Well, as it turns out, I switched the ballasts to the opposite sides (driver and passenger) by unplugging them only and voila, both lights now work perfectly! No noise or static from the stereo as some have reported, and no noise from the ballasts either. Man, these HID's sure are bright though! The fogs have GOT to be changed ASAP, because....boy, do they ever suck compared to the new lighting. The only thing I can think that might have caused one HID to not light initially is that sometimes HID's don't come on at the same time, especially when new, and it takes a few cycles of turning the lights on for a period of time and then off to "burn them in".

Now we need to mount our ballast boxes, ballast control boxes, and relay box. First clean the engine bay surfaces you want the velcro pads to stick to. Simply cut to size and attach your industrial velcro to the backs of the areas where you want to mount plus the back of the boxes and then stick the boxes in their locations. Here are where I mounted mine for each side from a suggestion from a fellow member earlier in this thread:

Drivers side ballast with box:




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Passenger side ballast and control box:



Next, just zip tie your loose wires together. You might have to unplug a few and untwist them as they tend to get wrapped around other wires, but just play with bundling both sides out of the way how you like and you're good to go.

Needless to say, the lights work flawlessly, and look absolutely incredible.



Enjoy your new HID's, and thanks Slimcubby!








Slimcubby seams a good site and a good product, have you had any problems after installation?
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Old 04-06-2014, 10:39 PM   #226
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Hi, can you guys recommend me some brands for HID kits? and where to buy them. We need h4 telescoping for our trucks right? I have a 2014 tacoma
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Old 04-07-2014, 07:30 AM   #227
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Hi, can you guys recommend me some brands for HID kits? and where to buy them. We need h4 telescoping for our trucks right? I have a 2014 tacoma
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Old 04-07-2014, 09:25 AM   #228
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Old 04-07-2014, 09:28 AM   #229
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Sorry for double post.. Slimcubby the bulb size goes up to 2011. And I have a 2014 will it be the same bulb size/type. Thx
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Bulb type?

just wondering, im ordering a hid kit and its asking what bulb typed? i need a hi low bulb right?
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just wondering, im ordering a hid kit and its asking what bulb typed? i need a hi low bulb right?
H4 Bixenon for headlights and H10 Single beam for fogs unless you have newest body style which is H11.
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Just completed the install for Bi-Xenons and fogs from the most recent group buy. I'm no electrical genius, but between the plug-n-play kit and this write-up, it was smooth sailing. Thanks Slimcubby and Cabletec!
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Hi, someone told me I need resistor on hids for tacoma, is that correct? Because I told him one of the bulbs is blinking and it change colors like from white to yellowish.. Thanks in advancd
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Hi, someone told me I need resistor on hids for tacoma, is that correct? Because I told him one of the bulbs is blinking and it change colors like from white to yellowish.. Thanks in advancd
Negative. It sounds like you have a bad bulb.
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Do I have to remove the metal shield they have on?
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Do I have to remove the metal shield they have on?
No the metal shields stay on. If you're trying to get the rubber boot to fit you can unlock the bulb from its base and lock with boot in between.
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How can I order just the h4 bulbs from ur website? Thx
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How can I order just the h4 bulbs from ur website? Thx
You can send me a PM with your Paypal email address, mailing address and order details. I will send you a Paypal invoice.
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Is there any advantage going with the 55 watt over the 30 watt?
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Is there any advantage going with the 55 watt over the 30 watt?
The advantage is brightness. I always recommend the 35w for daily driving vehicles and 55w for those that drive more rural roads. Let me know if you have any questions! And be sure to PM me before you order for coupon codes.
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